The need for a reliable harbour to service the frontier region of the Eastern Cape began to surface during the 1830s,... read more
Before 1993, the Eastern Cape was part of the Cape Province. Today it includes the old homelands of Ciskei and Transkei... read more
Early Dutch settlers soon realised that Hout Bay could serve as an alternative anchorage when prevailing winds made... read more
Ebenezer was established in 1831 as a station of the Rhenish Missionary Society. The 1875 census indicated that the... read more
Eerste River was a station of the Cape Town, Wellington and Docks Railway Co Ltd, and was probably established as a... read more
The Eersteling gold mine, the site of the first commercial gold mining activity in South Africa’s modern history, has,... read more
Egypt lies Northeast in the African continent, its history goes back to Biblical times; with Pharaohs fighting for land... read more
It was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 9 May 1969.... It contains a large libary and many... read more
Elandslaagte was a mission station of the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, and was probably founded in about 1860... read more


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